General Policy

Loans and copies are provided to other academic, public, government, and non-profit libraries according to the national and international Interlibrary Loan codes. For-profit institutions and commercial document delivHery vendors are not eligible for these services.

Submitting Requests

OCLC or DOCLINE are the preferred methods for submitting requests. You may also complete an ALA form and send it to ill@ucsd.edu.

OCLC: CUS
DOCLINE: CAUCSD
EMAIL: ill@ucsd.edu

Fees

The following are the fees that UC San Diego charges borrowing institutions. In general loans are $15.00 for libraries or institutions within the state of California; $20.00 for loans to libraries outside the state of California; $20.00 to $40.00 for loans outside the United States. Photocopies range from $11.00 to $20.00. Fees may vary depending on shipping method and distance.

Invoices are sent out monthly. Please do not pre-pay.

Fees are not generally charged to UC San Diego patrons using ILL services. See the ILL FAQ page for more details.

Fees listed below are effective as of January 1, 2017.

 

Loan Fees

No charge Per filled request for University of California libraries, SDSU, Cal State San Marcos, USD, California public libraries, and others with special agreements with UC San Diego.
$11.00 Per filled request in Docline.
$15.00 Per filled request for all California libraries who use OCLC IFM (up to four volumes or four reels of microfilm per request). Add $5.00 for non-IFM requests.
$20.00 Per filled request for libraries in the USA, Canada, or Mexico who use OCLC IFM (up to four volumes or four reels of microfilm per request). Add $5.00 for non-IFM requests.
$40.00 Per filled request for libraries outside USA, Canada, or Mexico (up to four volumes or four reels of microfilm per request). Add $5.00 for non-IFM requests. IFLA vouchers are preferred for these transactions.

Document Delivery Fees

No charge Per filled request for University of California libraries, SDSU, Cal State San Marcos, USD, and others with special agreements with UC San Diego.
$11.00 Per filled request in Docline. An additional charge of $0.15 per page over the first 50 pages.
$15.00 Per filled request for academic, public, government, and non-profit libraries in the USA, Canada, and Mexico who use OCLC IFM. An additional charge of $0.15 per page over the first 50 pages. Add $5.00 for non-IFM requests. .
$25.00 Per filled request for academic public, government, and non-profit libraries outside the USA, Canada or Mexico. An additional charge of $0.15 per exposure over the first 50 exposures. Add $5.00 for a filled non-IFM request. IFLA vouchers are preferred for these transactions

Microform

$15.00 Per filled request for all libraries in the USA, Canada, and Mexico. An additional charge of $0.30 per page over the first 15 pages. Add $5.00 for non-IFM requests.
$25.00 Per filled request for all libraries and individuals outside the USA, Canada, and Mexico. An additional charge of $0.30 per page over the first 15 pages. Add $5.00 for non-IFM requests. IFLA vouchers are preferred for these transactions

Additional Charges

$10.00 RUSH surcharge in addition to the copy charges (within 24 hours).

Interlibrary Loan Contact Information

 
Address:

Interlibrary Loan Services
UC San Diego, Geisel Library 
9500 Gilman Drive 0175-A
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175

 

OCLC Symbol: CUS
DOCLINE Symbol: CAUCSD
Phone: 858-534-2528
FAX: 858-534-1256
Email: ill@ucsd.edu